The mission of the Cameron Middle School counseling program is to provide a comprehensive school counseling program that will assist all students in acquiring the skills, knowledge and attitudes needed to become effective students, responsible citizens, productive workers and lifelong learners. Counseling services are available to all students through individual and small group sessions.
*Small-group guidance with peers to build social and academic skills
*Consultation with parents/guardians on issues and concerns involving their student
LOCAL MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES
Mental Health is an important part of life! Providers help with a range of Mental Health issues from mental illness to everyday life experiences. Every day issues may include hopelessness, grief, loss, panic, feeling blue and/or anxious, death, relationship issues and concerns, couples counseling, divorce, job issues, being a caregiver, and phase of life concerns.
You can use this number anytime someone is in need 24/7 - students who need someone to talk to are encouraged to call anytime, day or night.
Call 866-331-9474 or 866-331-8453 (TDD).
TeenCare is a prevention service including a 24-hour hotline and short term shelter/crisis intervention designed to serve youth. Our mission is to provide runaways, throwaways, and youth in crisis with safe shelter, assist in resolving family conflicts, and to reunite families whenever possible. TeenCare is governed by the Wisconsin Association of Homeless and Runaway Services (WAHRS) and is staffed with the help of Americorps. TeenCare is also partnered with Dunn County Partnership for Youth.
Each month you can read a new article about practical ideas to promote academic success, effective parenting, a solid home-and-school partnership, healthy habits, and positive character traits.
PBIS is a system for creating a positive school culture that allows students to grow and learn academically and socially. This school-wide program is designed to recognize students for appropriate behaviors. Every student pledges to do his/her best to be Responsible, Respectful, and to be Safe.
Students who do not meet the positive behavior expectations will be provided with a variety of supports to help them improve their behavior.
Students who do meet the positive behavior expectations have the opportunity to be recognized the school.
PBIS will help enrich instructional time and promote a school environment that is calm and conducive to learning.
As part of the Cameron Middle's School's Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports program (PBIS), Cameron Middle School has established a matrix of positive behaviors. Specific behaviors have been identified for ten different areas of the school. We will be focussing our efforts on teaching and reinforcing these behaviors throughout the school year. For a complete list of the positive behavior expectations, please click on the link below.
At Cameron Middle School, students in grades 5th - 8th grade can receive Comet Cash for meeting the Positive Behaviors Expectations at our school by being Responsible, being Respectful and being Safe. Students can spend their Comet Cash in our school "C-Store" to purchase a variety of things from school supplies to Comet Gear!
Academic and Career Planning, or ACP, is a student-driven, adult-supported process in which students create and cultivate their own unique and information-based visions for post secondary success, obtained through self-exploration, career exploration, and the development of career management and planning skills.
For more information on ACP's visit www.dpi.wi.gov/acp
Middle School Office -- Phone: (715) 458 4560 option 3 • Fax: (715) 458 3436